Raymond Burt Hommon



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Raymond B. Hommon, 65, of Hebron, was held June 4, 2012, at the Hebron home of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial followed at Newark Memorial Gardens. Ray died June 1, 2012 in Newark, following an extended illness. He was born in Lancaster on May 9, […]

Daniel C. Lauterbach



In loving memory of Daniel C. Lauterbach of Thornville, OH., who left this world on June 3, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 10, 1952, in Richmond, Virginia, to the late Freddie and Veva Lauterbach. Daniel is survived by his loving wife, Lana Lauterbach; his children, Kimberly Kenney , Nichole Campbell, Heather(Eric) Lang, Kevin Lauterbach and […]

John C. Love, Sr.



John C. Love, Sr., 70, of Bruno Road, Thornville, died June 3, 2012, at Genesis-Good Samaritan Medical Center after battling lung cancer. John was born January 24, 1942, near Thornville, the son of the late Robert S. and Betty H. Drake Love. He was a 1960 graduate of Somerset High School, and a lifelong resident of Perry County. He grew […]

Charles E. Pickering



A graveside service for Charles E. Pickering, 80, of Glenford, was held June 4, 2012, at Newark Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. He passed away May 31, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born February 20, 1932, in Windsor Township, Ohio, to the late Earl E. and Lucille W. (Boles) Pickering.

Virginia W. “Ginny” Sands



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Virginia W. “Ginny” Sands, 89, of Hebron, was held June 6, 2012, in the Hebron Christian Church. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery. Ginny died peacefully, June 2, 2012, at her home. She was born September 26, 1922, in Bryantsville, KY, the daughter of the late Richard D and Ida (Stoltz) Woods. She was […]

Evelyn L. Stevenson



Evelyn L. Stevenson returned Home to be with our Savior, on May 29 2012, in her home in Baltimore. She was born Sept. 6, 1918, to Greenvill Jordan and Helen Smith Jordan in Columbus. She was a graduate of South High School, Class of 1932. Evelyn was a member of the Christ Methodist Church in Baltimore, and was instrumental in […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • May 30: An officer tried to stop a vehicle for an illegal U-turn, but the driver would not pull over and the officer noticed the vehicle was weaving as it traveled. When the vehicle finally stopped, the officer noticed the driver smelled of alcohol. The driver was cited for OVI. • […]

Property taxes are up 50 percent in five years



Editor: I want Lakewood School District residents to know that children have been sent out to ask for donations to the football team. For all you Kool-Aid drinkers out there, let me remind you of what happened. Lakewood needed more money in a new levy or your children would be dumber. School sports would be defunded along with other programs. […]

Thanks for Cans for Cancer



Editor: Cans 4 Cancer was a wonderful success. Community members saved their aluminum cans for the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1388 and we recycled them for a total of $525 to be donated to Cancer Aide and Research. A special thanks to Bandit from FOE 2801, Darrick Dunlap of Darrick’s Automotive who tirelessly helped us all day making […]

Home sales activity in Ohio continues to improve



COLUMBUS – Homes sales activity throughout Ohio continued to make gains in April, helping the marketplace post 10 consecutive months of positive sales, according to statistics provided by the state’s Multiple Listing Services. Sales of new and existing homes posted a 11.3 percent jump during the first four months of 2012 compared to the same period a year ago, reaching […]


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